We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
The chicken came before the egg!

Everyone asks which came first, the chicken or the egg. THis museum does it;s best to try to answer... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2014
Andy P
,
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Ok so I am a chicken fan - and this did not let us down

We hit Tuesday in the holidays and that is when they have chicks inside which can be handled. In... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Ed P
,
Worcester, United Kingdom
Read all 42 reviews
27
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken”(6 reviews)
“eggs”(3 reviews)
“history”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
Hessenweg 2a, 3771 RB Barneveld, The Netherlands
Website
+31 342 400 073
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (42)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
3
1
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
1
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews chicken eggs history kids area auction pictures
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We hit Tuesday in the holidays and that is when they have chicks inside which can be handled. In fact 3 more than when we arrived as there are also eggs hatching. We also benefitted from an auction where eggs were 'bid for'. We spent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fabulous museum, filled with poultry historical facts. What an amazing place to visit. It is unforgettable. Suitable for young and old! Brilliant!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank fifibrowne
Reviewed 7 September 2016

For non-Dutch readers, you can't glean as much from this museum's displays as you might like. If you happen to get an English speaking volunteer at the museum, I'm told it can be wonderful. I think it'd be a great place for a kid school...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank vballfamily
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This tour is a history lessons in Dutch egg production. Barneveld is famous for its chicken and they are proud. It's a cute tour that kids would love. They get to pick up brand new chicks !

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank travellinmarty
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Everyone asks which came first, the chicken or the egg. THis museum does it;s best to try to answer this question. There are collections of all kinds of things that have to do with egg and chicken production in The Netherlands. Its history, the machinary,...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The Netherlands Poultry museum is a small volunteer run organisation for people who want to know everything about chickens, eggs and any Paraphernalia that comes with eggs/chickens. From odly misshapen eggs, to early brood machines, to egg cups, to baby chicks, to egg auctions, to...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank OutragedMum
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
De Lunterse Boer Hotel Restaurant
92 reviews
5.66 km away
Parkhotel Hugo de Vries
68 reviews
5.95 km away
50|50 Hotel and Congress Centre Belmont
40 reviews
7.01 km away
Van der Valk Hotel Veenendaal
2,276 reviews
10.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
Eetcafe Gribus
100 reviews
1.51 km away
Oranjerie
78 reviews
1.37 km away
Bistro Het Groene Pandje
31 reviews
1.28 km away
De Hebberd
78 reviews
1.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Goudsberg
11 reviews
4.72 km away
SchatEiland
17 reviews
5.09 km away
Oude Ambachten & Speelgoed Museum
45 reviews
5.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dutch Poultry Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines